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Deliberate Practice, Feedback, and Better Study Sessions

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Recent research in neuroscience, education, psychology, and athletics – and other disciplines – is causing many people to dramatically change their notion of “talent.” Instead of talent being something is bestowed up you at birth, it turns out that it’s more like a muscle that gets stronger with use. In fact, there’s a popular rule of thumb, developed by a now well-known psychologist named Anders Erickson, that before becoming an expert at anything, a person tends to have amassed at least 10,000 hours of “deliberate practice.” Many popular books have discussed this finding in an effort to dispel the “myth of talent” as a way to explain why some people […]

6 incredible places to study in Ann Arbor

Studying for the MCAT or GMAT can become an undesired and challenging task where people tend to feel lonely. But there are ways to make it an enjoyable experience. First, find someone to endure the studying with! It could be a study group for the GMAT or a MCAT study buddy on StudyPal.co. Get out of the house, meet new people, try a new coffee shop, and feel better prepared for the tests! The Coffee Shops are always a great place to study. Ann Arbor has many options when it comes to coffee. Espresso Royale has two floors with quiet places; a perfect place to study for these tests with […]

5 Morning Study Tips That Can Boost Your Test Scores | Studypal

“Burning the mid night oil” has so long been a cliché that whenever it comes to serious studying, we end up imagining strained sleepless nights of study; aided by an excessive overdose of caffeine. Admit it, at some point or the other in your life, you have stayed up late; just to put an impression that you are working hard. But, as far as the productivity levels are concerned; trust us; you have been doing it wrong all these years. Scientifically speaking; early morning studies are not only more productive but also enhances the brain capacity. Here are five secrets about early morning studying that will definitely make you change […]

Free MBA Fair

The Economist‘s Which MBA? Online Fair – May 14th, 15th and 17th, 2014: Meet MBA admissions officers from programs around the world at this free online fair. Chat with alumni, join webinars, watch videos, learn about scholarship opportunities and download resources. Sign up or learn more at http://www.economist.com/whichmba/mba-fair/?fsrc=studypal ** Sign up now for your chance to win a free iPad Air when you visit 5 or more school booths on May 14th, 15th, and 17th  2014.

GMAT test prep strategy

Studying for the GMAT is no easy feat! It’s a laborious, time-intensive test, and it can be very expensive to prepare for. Ever wish you had affordable and high-quality resources that’d help you along the way? Say hello to our friends at Magoosh! They’ve released free flashcards that’ll help you build skills in GMAT math and grammar. You can download them onto your Android or iOS phone, or you can practice them right on your computer. Did I mention they’re free?   So, if you’re ready to dominate the GMAT, now’s the time to study. Take your pick of free GMAT math flashcards or GMAT idiom flashcards (or both!), and […]

Tips and Tricks to Ace the GRE

No shortcuts here- it still takes hard work Graduate school is in your future. You’ve decided on the path your life will follow, and you’re sticking to it. But before you can complete your application, chances are you will need to take the Graduate Record Exam. There’s nothing to sweat about here, as it will be an opportunity for you to demonstrate your knowledge in the field you wish to pursue. You know this material – but, to get a leg up on the other candidates for your program slot, it’s important to distinguish yourself with a high score. In order to do this, you must prepare – and that […]

Tips & Tricks for the CA

Karan Batra of Chartered Club gives us Tips & Tricks for the CA When and how did you start Chartered Club?    The age old adage that most inventions arise out of necessity holds true in the case of Chartered Club as well. I myself don’t have a CA background, since I was not able to get the right guidance in my student days. Moreover, as there is no college system in CA Course and Students only have to appear for exams, it sometimes becomes very difficult for students to get the right guidance. So, as a student myself, I had started this Chartered Club Community on Facebook 2007 with the […]

HOW TO CRACK A GD – Part 1

After going through a rigorous preparation for CAT, CMAT and other entrance exams next step for most of us is a GROUP DISCUSSION (GD). For any selection process GD is a very critical part. But it is also one of the neglected parts as far as the preparation is concerned. Most of us start preparing for it only after the results are declared. So we get only one month in hand & totally clueless about where to start. This post is for all such aspirants to help them crack their GDs. GD is a process where a group of individuals is given a topic and they have to discuss about […]

CET cut-offs for MBA admission

Crack CET in 15 days StudyPal.co is providing Free Study Material for CET Sign-up to get it directly to your email. Check out the MBA admission cut-offs below  No. Name of the Institute Open OBC  SC All India Seats 1 Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai 164 144 129 162 2 Sydenham Institute of Management Studies (MMS) 158 138 123 156 3 Sydenham Institute of Management Studies (PGDM) 154 137 122 152 4 K. J. Somaiya Institute of Management Studies & Research, Mumbai 150 NA NA 146 5 Prin. L. N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research, Mumbai 145 133 120 139 6 S.I.E.S. College of Management Studies, Mumbai 137 NA NA 131 […]

GRE Tips and Tricks to improve your score – StudyPal

Mumbai based Admissions Consultant CollegePond tells us how to best prepare for the GRE. 1. Tell us about CollegePond and its Founders Collegepond is an online/offline-counseling career guidance, test preparation and admissions counseling outfit. We help talented students achieve their goal of studying at top Universities across the globe. We have guided over 2000 students in obtaining admission to the elite universities in USA, France, NZ, Australia, Singapore, UK and Hong Kong. Our strength lies in highlighting the most optimal path in achieving students’ career ambitions. Our directors are also featured in Education Times regularly. More information about us can be found on www.collegepond.com. Suraj Bajaj completed his undergraduate dual degree from the University […]